Annual Regional Show & Shine

Sunday, August 11th, 10:00 AM – Mountlake Terrace  

By Debbie Ward


Time to dust off any cobwebs, polish the chrome, wax and buff the paint and take

a fine-toothed comb over your favorite Mercedes and sign it up for this year’s Annual Regional Show & Shine at the beautiful Nile Golf & Country Club, located just north of Seattle. This is the largest display of Mercedes-Benz owned by MBCA members in the northwest. This event offers People’s Choicevoting with awards and trophies, local dealer and vendor displays, door prizes and an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win donated gift items. The proceeds will benefit our charity of the year. Non-MBCA members are also welcomed to display their cars, although they will not be eligible for the People’s Choice Awards. 


Location: The Nile Golf & Country Club, 6601 244thStreet SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA. Take exit 177 (State Route 104) off I-5. Travel west 3/10thof a mile and make a right turn into the club.


Buffet Lunch Reservation: Now is the time to reserve a Western “Roundup” BBQ lunch by NW Signature Events & Catering. Lunch includes Smoked Tri-Tip, Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, Baked Mac & Cheese, Pineapple Corn Muffins with Honey Butter, Ranch Style Pasta Salad, Traditional Coleslaw, Watermelon Wedges and Lemonade & dessert. Please reserve your lunch as only a small number of lunches will be available for purchase the day of the event. The cost for lunch is $20 per person which includes gratuities and taxes. 


Car Registration Fees: $10 for registration of your first car & $5 for registration for each additional car you place in the show.


Due Date: Registration opens July 1, 2019 and payment for both the lunch and car registration, are due by Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 so that we can have your registration packet ready and are able to provide the caterers with a lunch count.


Schedule of Events: 

            10 AM to 11:30 AM           Benzes are staged by category

            11:00 AM to 1:00 PM        People’s Choice Judging

            12 Noon to 1:00 PM           Picnic lunch

            1:30 PM to 2:00 PM           Announcements, door prizes & awards

Charity of the Year:Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win donated items to support our selected charity of the year which is the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

TheMake-A-Wish Foundationcreates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. More information can be found at their website


Contact: If you have questions, a raffle item to donate and/or are willing to volunteer to bake cookies or help with the event, please contact Debbie Ward at or 253-278-2314.  


Local Hotels: Our out of town members may enjoy an overnight stay in a nearby hotel close to the Nile Golf & Country Club and shopping at the Alderwood Mall. The Embassy Suites HotelSeattle North/Lynnwood, located at 20610-44thAve. W in Lynnwood, offers a complimentary cooked to order breakfast, an evening manager’s reception with drinks and appetizers and two room suites starting at $236 per night. Contact them directly at 425-775-2500 for reservations. Another option is La Quinta Innlocated at 4300 Alderwood Mall Boulevard in Lynnwood. They offer a hot continental breakfast with rates starting at $149 per night. Contact them directly at 425-775-7447 for reservations. Both hotels are pet friendly. 


Join Us: Whether new or old, a garage queen, a fixer-upper, a concourse car or a daily driver, be sure to enter your Mercedes-Benz in the show. The Nile’s easy access location, grassy field and superb picnic facilities have helped make this event the club’s most well attended. We look forward to meeting and greeting members from throughout the Northwest Region, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Alberta! Put your registration form in the today. See you there!